Monthly Archives January 2024

Tylenol Side Effects in the Elderly

Introduction At Freedom Home Care, we understand the importance of informed medication use for senior citizens. This concise guide focuses on Tylenol, a common medication, and its side effects in the elderly. Understanding Tylenol Tylenol, or acetaminophen, is widely used for pain relief and fever reduction. However, its impact on the elderly requires special attention due to changes in their body’s drug metabolism. Key Considerations for Elderly Patients Physiological Changes: Decreased liver and kidney function in the elderly affect drug processing. Common Side Effects: These include nausea, dizziness, and rare skin reactions. Digestive Impact: Prolonged use increases the risk of
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After Surgery Care Package for Seniors

Introduction Undergoing surgery can be a challenging experience, especially for seniors. In these times, a little gesture of care can go a long way in uplifting their spirits and aiding their recovery. At Freedom Home Care, we understand the importance of thoughtful gestures, and we’ve compiled a list of 10 ideal items to include in an after-surgery care package for seniors. Comfort and Relaxation Items: A post-surgery period requires rest and relaxation. Including a soft, luxurious throw blanket and cozy, non-slip socks can offer physical comfort and warmth. Aromatherapy items like soothing candles or essential oils and diffusers can also
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Year in Review: 2023

At Freedom Home Care, we take great pride in our commitment to the community through our active involvement in both hosting and sponsoring events. The past year has seen a bunch of engaging and beneficial activities, and we’re eager to shine a light on the contributions of our exceptional team. Here’s a glimpse into a few of the remarkable events that unfolded in 2023: Holiday Activities & Events A lot happened this holiday season. We had a Toys for Tots bin, and thanks to the generosity of our communities, we helped make a lot of Christmas wishes come true. We
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